New York judge strikes down state mask mandate ruling that Gov. Kathy Hochul overstepped her authority in imposing a rule that needed to have been passed by the state legislature

A New York judge has struck down the state’s mask mandate one week before it was due to expire, ruling the governor did not have authority to impose the rule without approval from the state legislature. The mandate was reintroduced by Governor Kathy Hochul in December 2021, but state legislators had ruled in March that … Continue reading New York judge strikes down state mask mandate ruling that Gov. Kathy Hochul overstepped her authority in imposing a rule that needed to have been passed by the state legislature